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Making Yourself Relevant in An Age of Computers

Published on Nov 18, 2015

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Making Yourself Relevant  in the Age of Computers

Elissa Malespina @elissamalespina
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Build Your PLN & Also Reach Parents, Students and Administration
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Have a Library Twitter Account & A Personal Twitter Account

Opens the doors to your library! Let People in!

Become the School's Chief Information Officer

Be Where The Kids Are

Let students be in the know

CURATE ideas

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Share your journey

Have 24/7 Access to Library

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Where students go for Info!

Make a Google Classroom

Library in Your Pocket


Great way to reach everyone! 

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Smore Newsletters - Great Communication Tool1

Contact your local media

Let Them know the good things you are doing

Weekly Snapshots using Thinglink

Year End Reports

Rethink it - Get Creative

Put your calendar online

This lets everone see what you do on a daily basis

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Book Tree

Parsippany High School 

Book Menorah

Parsippany High School 

Book Art

Chalkboard Paint

can also use whiteboard paint to create interactive area

Inspirational Quotes

Blind Date a Book

Library comes to Cafe

Create a Makerspace!! 

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"If we do not tell our story, someone else will. Unfortunately, more often than not, the story that is told about our schools is negative & ignores many of the great things happening within & beyond the walls". - Eric Sheninger -Digital Leadership

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